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Quernheim Funeral Home
Monday December 27th, 2021
4:00am - 8:00am

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Quernheim Funeral Home
Tuesday December 28th, 2021
8:00am - 10:00am

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Funeral Service

Quernheim Funeral Home
Tuesday December 28th, 2021

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Shirley A. Menke

Shirley A. Menke, nee Riebeling, 79, of Waterloo, Illinois, died December 24, 2021, in Prairie du Rocher, IL. She was born May 31, 1942, in Walsh, IL.

She is survived by her children Shyrl (Jimmy) Hamilton and Wayne Menke; grandchildren Jimmy Hamilton Jr., Raymond Hamilton, Jessica (Kyle) Pourciau, and Jonathan (Tara) Menke; great grandchildren Sophia Hamilton, Adam Hamilton, Annabelle Hamilton, Landry Pourciau, Kyle Pourciau Jr., & Abigail Pourciau, and Maggie Menke; sister Lenora Painter; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Shirley is preceded in death by her husband Vernon C. Menke; granddaughter Katie Hamilton; parents Arthur & Leona (nee Korvas) Riebeling; sisters; and brothers.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Maple Creek Hospice or Donor's Choice

4 PM to 8 PM Monday, December 27, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until time of service Tuesday at Quernheim Funeral Home

**Please note: We ask that everyone wears a mask and please use social distancing guidelines.**

10 AM Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Matt Friz officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Shyrl, and to all of Shirley's loved ones, I feel blessed to have known her, a heart-warming and beautiful soul. Shirley always made us smile! We will remember her always.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Onken, Tami Boren Dec 28 2021 12:51 PM

Wayne and Sheryl and families , sorry to hear the loss of Aunt Shirley. She was loving and the sweetest Aunt. Sending lots of prayers and love to u all,

Dottie Byerly Dec 27 2021 4:30 PM

Wayne and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Claude Heimburger Family Dec 26 2021 7:40 PM

So sorry for your loss, I worked with Shirley at Canterbury Manor. She was the kindest person, she will be missed❤️

Karen Toenjes Dec 26 2021 4:38 PM

Shyrl I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom, prayers for peace and strength for you and your family

Juli Dec 25 2021 8:46 AM

So very sorry for the loss of your Mother.

Lyn May Dec 24 2021 12:37 PM

Shyrl, so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Monica Wessel Dec 24 2021 12:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Menke

Shirley C Tierce Dec 24 2021 12:02 PM

Shryl, so very sorry for the loss of your mother.

Lisa Huebner Dec 24 2021 11:49 AM

Sorry for your loss. She was a nice person.

Kendall Dec 24 2021 11:01 AM